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Ana Design is the Architectural firm in India. Ana has designed architect landscapes for many industries like Reliance Technological Group, Kashmir University Satellite Campus Leh and many more Design facades.

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Parks and Parking

Sometimes its hidden in plain sight…. the inability to grasp the meaning of events unfolding… seemingly un related ideas/events/trends that force us to think and then re-think. As an Architect, I look at each project from the standpoint of its longevity and ease of being maintained in a good condition way beyond the zero-ing of …

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Integration of Architecture and Engineering Services

It is extremely important for buildings. It is something to do with not just human and individual commitment but with business commitment. When one works in a traditional structure where the architect is responsible for the space planning and envelope design of the building and other professionals who operate from a different corporation, are responsible …

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ANA Brand Promise

“Please do something simple….. we are not that rich…..” Or…. “budget is a constraint”… They want to work with us… we are most certainly not a “star” practice…They have seen or experienced our work and, most likely, been recommended by people who have worked with us earlier. It took me ages to realise, that it …

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Intelligent Buildings

Probably one of those sexy misnomers, that not just accords undue “intelligence” to electronic chips, but rather, trivializes the role of the owner and designer in the appropriateness of design actions. Perhaps a better description would be : Building Owned by an Intelligent Owner!!! ( can’t think of a sexy adverb). Predominantly, failure of building …

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How to achieve comfort conditions in the Food Court / Atrium area of a Shopping Mall, without the use of conventional air conditioning?

Psychrometry is the science of “feeling comfortable” in a given set of conditions, by utilizing the variables of Temperature, Relative Humidity and Air Speed. Each of these factors affect human comfort, and ASHRAE has generated data for generally accepted comfort conditions for human beings. This data/ benchmark, is used to predict the behavior of buildings. …

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Building Automation of the Future

With revolutionary smart building concepts, building automation over IP where Building automation and IT merge completely with IP-based system. The intelligent network reduces the interfaces between IT and building automation systems and requires no separate infrastructures. They utilise the existing local data network to ensure a high degree of convenience, productivity and security. The smart …

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